[Bioperl-l] newbie wants install help

Nathan S. Haigh n.haigh at sheffield.ac.uk
Fri Aug 10 10:14:06 UTC 2007

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Sendu Bala wrote:
> hari jayaram wrote:
>> Hi Sendu ,
> Hi, please post back to the list as well, so others can benefit.
>> Well after going through a few attempts at installing Bundle::CPAN I 
>> gave up.
>> It always had weird timeout issues . ANd kept re-installing everything 
>> on restarting the CPAN shell
>> After a while I thought it did complete - since it retunred me to the shell
>> I tried the CPAN install of bioperl at that point
>> ANd bingo I got booted out at the exact same point when the Bioperl 
>> install tried to re-install(?) Module:Build which failed as non root
> Did you follow steps 7 and 8 of 
> http://www.dcc.fc.up.pt/~pbrandao/aulas/0203/AR/modules_inst_cpan.html ?
> If you managed to install Bundle::CPAN, when you now run 'cpan' it 
> should start up and tell you its version number, which should be v1.9102 
> or higher. If its lower, you didn't manage to install the latest CPAN, 
> or you haven't managed to tell Perl where your newly installed modules are.
>> I guess for all future modules I will adopt the option 3 you detailed , 
>> i.e just have the modules sitting somewhere and use them from there
>> But I am still interested in getting it done right via CPAN.
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It will probably also help, if you post the commands you have run and
any output (truncated if it's really long), then we can follow what you
have tried and make some better suggestions.

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